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Race & The Korean War


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Jewish American Literature & Culture


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Border Patrolled States


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Why Choose American Studies?

What exactly is “America”? America as we’ve known it is changing. The nation is experiencing greater racial and ethnic diversity. Concerns about the environment, food and poverty, and sustainability are being addressed, and solutions sought. The public is demanding greater equality for all, regardless of sexual preference or socioeconomic status. American culture is becoming increasingly diverse and its population more transnational. What are the meanings and boundaries of American citizenship? Who is “American” and who determines this? Read More »


David Roediger,  University of Kansas, American Studies,  Foundation Professor giving his Presidential address of the ASA in Toronto.


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THURSDAY OCTOBER 20 2016, 3:30-5:00 PM

The Disability Studies Seminar at the Hall Center for the Humanities, University of Kansas, will host LEROY MOORE on Thursday, October 20, 2016. Moore’s presentation takes place in the Hall Center

Auditorium from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM.

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Battleground Midwest
Defining Who and What Matters in the U.S. and Beyond
Mid-America American Studies Association 2016 Conference
March 4-5, 2016

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